Pro Bono News
California Passes Landmark Automatic Registration Bill (CA)
Friday, September 11, 2015
- Brennan Center for Justice
Today, the California legislature passed a bill that will automatically register eligible citizens to vote when they interact with the DMV. State officials estimate that with approximately 6.6 million eligible but unregistered voters, the provision could dramatically boost California’s registration rate, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2012.